For students to reach their full potential, they need critical thinking skills, problem solving, and effective learning and working skills.
The problem is, having great content, qualified teachers, ways to measure student learning, and lots of education technology are not enough.
Schools today are stuck with static curricula, over-focus on grades, and students spend most of their time on assignments, deadlines, and grade production. Young people can be the drivers of innovation, job creation, social transformation and more. But they won’t or can’t if they stay stuck in the passive education they get today.
At Opportunity Education, we’ve identified the three biggest threats to private secondary education, and charted a path forward for schools to solve them.